The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 43 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 1.49% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.27% 8.33% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Average daily rate £305 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
6 7 (36.84%) High Availability
6 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) Logistics
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (15.79%) TDD
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) OOP
10 3 (15.79%) OO
11 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.53%) Siemens
11 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Modbus

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Modbus
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) .NET Developer
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Developer
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) Entity Framework
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) SOLID
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Siemens